River Falls has a general population of 12,560 and an overall student population of 6,728. Approximately 6,728 of River Falls's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
University of Wisconsin-River Falls is the largest communications school in River Falls, based on student population. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduated approximately 19 students with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a communications degree in River Falls. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,149 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all River Falls communications schools was an average of $22,722 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $330 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in River Falls. And if you live on campus at one of the River Falls-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $5,330 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in River Falls after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in River Falls, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 communications professionals in Wisconsin were working in the greater River Falls area. River Falls's communications professional workforce is projected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in River Falls, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,280 per year. This is higher than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.